Associate Professor Amimul Ahsan was born in Netrokona, Bangladesh. He received a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Fukui, Japan. He has nearly 15 years’ research, teaching, and industry experience. He has published extensively on water and environmental engineering, including nine books, 16 book chapters, and over 131 journal articles. He has received 14 international awards, including 'Who\'s Who in the World 2015,” 'Leading Engineers of the World 2013,” and the 'Vice Chancellor Fellowship Award (Science and Technology)” from Sultan Selangor (Chancellor, UPM), Malaysia, in 2015. He is editor-in-chief of five journals in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Malaysia, and founder of the Journal of Desalination and Water Purification and the Journal of Advanced Civil Engineering Practice and Research. He is involved with several collaborative research projects globally and has a Scopus h-index of 22. He has been involved in organizing more than 40 international conferences as a session chair and co-chair, keynote speaker, invited/session speaker, and organizing/technical program committee (TPC) member in different countries for some time (e.g. 4th GCSTMR World Congress 2019, Dhaka; Global Civil Engineering Conf. (GCEC) 2017 at Malaysia; and 8th Innovation Arabia Conf. in February 16–18, 2015 at HBMSU, Dubai, UAE). He was a former faculty member of the Department of Civil Engineering and key researcher at the Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA), University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia (2010–2017). Currently, he is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Uttara University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.